Daily Archives: November 9, 2017

MISA condemns harassment of Luampa MP by PF cadres

MISA Chairperson Hellen Mwale

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia has condemned, in the strongest terms, the action by Patriotic Front (PF) Youths in Western province who blocked Luampa UPND Member of Parliament Makozo Chikote from participating in a State Function. In a statement, MISA Zambia Chairperson Hellen Mwale says it is unfortunate that the PF youths blocked MR Chikote who was ...

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Six Zambian fishermen arrested for fishing in Zim waters

Fisherman-netting-in-Kariba

Six Zambian fishermen of Siavonga District have been arrested for straying in Zimbabwean water during their fishing expedition on Lake Kariba. The fishermen who have since been detained will appear before a Zimbabwean court tomorrow, 10th November, 2017. Siavonga district Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama who has confirmed the development to Q-NEWS has named the fishermen as Creatus Kamwali aged 42, Jimmy ...

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A pathologist dispatched to Kabompo to conduct postmortem on a man killed by police

Steven Kampyongo

Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo has dispatched a pathologist to Kabompo district in North Western province to conduct a postmortem on the body of Mathews Kanjindo who is alleged to have been killed by Police officers in President Edgar Lungu advance party during his recent visit to the district. Responding to a question by Kabompo West Member of Parliament Ambrose ...

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Veep apologizes for mistakenly voting with opposition

Inonge Wina Vice President Picture by Albert Mpezeni

Vice President Inonge Wina has apologized for mistakenly voting with the opposition on a private member’s motion moved by Roan Member of Parliament urging the government to expedite the payment of terminal benefits to all former government employees who retired prior to 5th January, 2016. In a statement to the house, Ms Wina acknowledged having voted in support of the ...

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Portia de Rossi says Steven Seagal ‘unzipped his leather pants’ during audition

Portia de Rossi said Steven Seagal "unzipped his leather pants" during an office audition.  (Reuters)

Portia de Rossi said on Wednesday she had an uncomfortable encounter with Steven Seagal during an office audition, making her the second actress to accuse the actor of sexual misconduct in the last week. The 44-year-old actress tweeted that Seagal “unzipped his leather pants” while they were in his office. Rossi was auditioning for a role in the actor’s movie. ...

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Charlie Sheen denies report claiming he sexually assaulted 13-year-old Corey Haim

Charlie Sheen

Actor Charlie Sheen is denying he raped late child star Corey Haim some 30 years ago on the set of “Lucas,” a claim Haim’s friend and fellow actor Dominick Brascia made in an explosive National Enquirer report. “Charlie Sheen categorically denies these allegations,” a rep for Sheen told The Hollywood Reporter. Brascia claimed to the tabloid: “Haim told me he ...

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DR Congo eye World Cup spot

Democratic Republic of Congo's brilliant African Nations Cup team

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will face Guinea in the 2018 Fifa World Cup Qualification Caf group A match at the Stade des Martyrs on Saturday. Kick-off is at 7:30pm CAT. The Leopards kept their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup alive with a 2-1 away win over Libya in their previous group encounter last month. The victory saw ...

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Aguero considers Man City exit

Sergio Aguero

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has said he could leave the club when his contract ends in 2019 to play for his boyhood team Independiente in Argentina. The Argentina international arrived at City in 2011 from La Liga side Atletico Madrid, having started his professional career with the Buenos Aires-based club at the age of 15. During his six years ...

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Zimbabwe renames airport after Robert Mugabe

Mrs Grace Mugabe has been rumoured as a potential successor to her husband

Harare International Airport has been renamed after Zimbabwe’s current President, Robert Mugabe. Transport Minister Joram Gumbo justified the decision on the grounds that Mr Mugabe was a “war hero” and “African icon”. There is tension about who will succeed the man in power since 1980, with a number of key contenders removed from their posts. Mr Mugabe, 93, says he ...

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Trump China visit: US leader strikes warmer tone with Xi Jinping

Media captionTrump spoke about North Korea and US-China trade

US President Donald Trump has lavished praise on Chinese leader Xi Jinping, a marked contrast to his previous criticism of China on the flashpoint issues of North Korea and trade. But he also urged Mr Xi to “work very hard” on persuading North Korea to denuclearise. On China’s trade surplus, Mr Trump surprised many when he said he did “not ...

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